crDroid Android is an Oreo-based custom firmware developed by Recognized XDA Developers. It’s publicly available on the forum to download and you can install it using custom recovery like TWRP. The ROM is quite stable and supports OTA (Over-the-air) update.
Since it is based on Android 8.1, you will get all the features of official Oreo firmware by Google. If you would like to use it on your device, you can read this article to get the perfect tutorial instruction – for a safe flash.
If flashing is not a new task for you, this guide would not be much difficult. We have covered entire step by step tutorial so that a new user can perform the flash easily.
The source of this ROM is LineageOS (CyanogenMod, previously). Device tree, Vendor, and Kernel are from the same.
The ROM is on Beta stage, and you will get frequent updates via OTA from the crDroid team.
Toggle to access power menu and quick settings on secured lock screen
Fingerprint authentication vibration toggle
LineageOS Additional Features
Live display support
Privacy guard with native superuser
Increasing ringtone feature
Unlinked notification sound
Color styles – switching between light dark and accent themes
Expanded Desktop customizations
Ambient music ticker customizations
System-wide animations customizations
Suppress notification sound when no media is playing and/or screen is on
Screenshot sound toggle
Live volume steps customization
Pocket detection – prevents device interaction when inside pocket
Show CPU info overlay
Media Scanner boot behavior customization
Auto USB mode chooser customization
Three finger swipe for screenshot toggle
Like this ROM? Alright! Read the tutorial below to get the detailed information on flashing:
Your phone should have the bootloader unlocked, and a custom recovery like TWRP installed from before. We will be covering entire step-by-step instructions for installing this firmware.
If this is your first time when you are installing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, we understand you would want to make sure that everything goes smooth. So before actually performing anything on your device, make sure to backup all your Data, Files, Contacts, WhatsApp chats and SMS.
We will be playing a clean flash; your entire data will be wiped clean — like a brand new phone.
Remember: All the custom ROMs, Official Firmware, How-to guides, tutorials, roots, hacks, and tricks mentioned on our site belong to the respective developers. We are not responsible if anything goes wrong with your device. Perform it at your own risk.
NOTE: This OS is only for OnePlus 5. Please do not try with any other variant of OnePlus phones.
Like this crDroid ROM? We love it too, and we know you are looking forward to installing it on your device.
OnePlus 5 USB Driver
Make sure you have correctly installed OnePlus 5 USB Driver on your computer. If not, please download from any official source and install it correctly. Otherwise, your computer will not detect your device.
Things to Remember
Make sure your phone has at least 80 – 85% charge. If not, please do charge it before starting the experiment.
Make sure your device has TWRP Custom Recovery installed from before. Otherwise, this tutorial will not work!
This tutorial will WIPE OUT all your DATA. Make sure to create a Backup of everything before starting the tutorial.
You need to perform a Dalvik Cache wipe in recovery mode before installing the ROM.
Your phone should be in the latest Open Beta firmware and Modem. If not, try flashing this zip via TWRP custom recovery.
How to Install crDroid Android 8.1 Oreo Custom ROM on OnePlus 5
We have mentioned full step by step instructions on how to install crDroid Android 8.1 Oreo ROM on OnePlus 5. If you are entirely new for flashing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, please read the entire tutorial once before actually performing it on your device.
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